Zulu, Indiana

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Zulu, Indiana
Zulu is located in Indiana
Zulu
Zulu
Zulu is located in the United States
Zulu
Zulu
Coordinates: 41°02′13″N 84°53′32″W / 41.03694°N 84.89222°W / 41.03694; -84.89222Coordinates: 41°02′13″N 84°53′32″W / 41.03694°N 84.89222°W / 41.03694; -84.89222
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyAllen
TownshipJefferson
Elevation774 ft (236 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
46773
Area code(s)260
GNIS feature ID446497

Zulu is an unincorporated community in Jefferson Township, Allen County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

History[edit]

The name Zulu was selected at random from an encyclopedia.[3] A post office was established at Zulu in 1880, and remained in operation until 1904.[4]

Geography[edit]

Zulu is located at 41°02′13″N 84°53′32″W / 41.03694°N 84.89222°W / 41.03694; -84.89222 on the Lincoln Highway, old U.S. 30.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Zulu, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved February 16, 2020.
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 357. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. A pin stuck in the book fell on the word Zulu on a page about Africa.
  4. ^ "Allen County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved February 16, 2020.